Alfredo Oscar Saint Jean

President of Argentina

Alfredo Oscar Saint-Jean (11 November 1926 – 2 September 1987) was an Argentine Army major general and politician. He served as President of Argentina in 1982.

Alfredo Saint Jean
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President of Argentina
De facto - Interim
In office
18 June 1982 – 1 July 1982
Preceded byLeopoldo Galtieri
Succeeded byReynaldo Bignone
Personal details
Born11 November 1926
Buenos Aires
Died2 September 1987(1987-09-02) (aged 60)
NationalityArgentine
ProfessionMilitary

Having been appointed Interior Minister in 1981 by Leopoldo Galtieri, he briefly served as President of Argentina from 18 June 1982 to 1 July 1982, during a period of military rule.

Saint-Jean's brief period as President in June and July 1982 ended when he was succeeded by General Reynaldo Bignone.